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CBCS Faculty Receive Internal Grant Awards

CBCS Faculty Receive Internal Grant Awards

Congratulations to the following two faculty members on receiving internal pilot awards;

Recipient: Kyaien Conner, Mental Health Law & Policy
Proposal Title: Enhancing the Evidence-Based Care Transitions Intervention to Reduce Hospital Readmissions and Facilitate Wellness Among Older Adults with Co-occurring Physical and Mental Illness.
Description: This pilot project will utilize randomized controlled trial methodology to examine the benefit of adding Peer Education supports to the Community Care Transitions Program (CTI), an evidence-based intervention designed to successfully transition older adults from the hospital to the community.


Recipient: Debra Dobbs, School of Aging Studies
Proposal Title: The Feasibility of Implementation of the Palliative Care Education in Assisted Living (PCEAL) Program
Description: This intervention development study addresses quality of end-of-life care for older adults in assisted living communities. The pilot study will test whether an intervention improves quality of care outcomes in a sample of residents from 4 assisting living facilities in Florida. The study is a collaboration with Community Hospice Northeast, Inc. in Jacksonville.